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Moldova

[ mawl-doh-vuh ]

noun

  1. a republic in southeastern Europe: formed in 1940 from the former republic of Moldavia and the ceded Romanian territory of Bessarabia. 13,100 sq. mi. (33,929 sq. km). : Kishinev. Formerly Mol·da·vi·an So·vi·et So·cial·ist Re·pub·lic,.


Moldova

/ mɒlˈdəʊvə /

noun

  1. a republic in SE Europe: comprising the E part of the former principality of Moldavia, the E part of which (Bessarabia) was ceded to the Soviet Union in 1940 and formed the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic until it gained independence in 1991; an agricultural region with many vineyards. Official language: Romanian. Religion: nonreligious and Christian. Currency: leu. Capital: Chişinǎu (Kishinev). Pop: 3 619 925 (2013 est). Area: 33 670 sq km (13 000 sq miles) Also calledMoldaviamɒlˈdeɪvɪə


Moldova

  1. Republic in eastern Europe , bordered by Ukraine to the north and east, the Black Sea to the south, and Romania to the west. Its capital and largest city is Kishinev.


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Notes

The Soviet Union took Moldova from Romania in 1940; most of its people speak Romanian.
This former member of the Soviet Union declared its independence in 1991.

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Other Words From

  • Mol·do·van adjective noun

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Example Sentences

Already in the decision to grant Moldova and Ukraine candidate status, a quantum leap took place.

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After leaving Russia, the money had passed through a series of banks in Moldova, Estonia, and, ultimately, Lithuania.

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This is not sustainable for those who are traveling to the border towns all over Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Moldova to assist with those fleeing Putin’s war.

A full integration would also necessitate turning on or building transmission lines through Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia, Zachmann noted in an analysis last year.

It described crossing points into Moldova as “severely backed up” and suggested that those leaving Ukraine bring enough provisions to last them for at least two days, in addition to hard copies of all necessary documents.

It is unclear if Kerry will be able to grab a bottle or two from the cubby the next time he passes through Moldova.

Moldova, a small country bordering Ukraine, already houses thousands of Russian troops against its will.

When asked if Moldova should join NATO, Filat said, “Why not?”

Filat said Moldova was appreciative of U.S. assistance but more help, especially on the security side, would surely be welcomed.

Moscow is also threatening to cut off the flow of natural gas to Moldova, a country nearly wholly dependent on Russia for energy.

There was a fair going on at New Moldova, which afforded me an opportunity of seeing the peasants in their gala dresses.

Moldova had formerly the reputation of producing the best copper in Europe, but the mines fell out of work, I believe, in 1848.

We started one fine July morning in our machine for Moldova on the Danube.

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